Yodel has added 13 sites to its network for this Christmas as it prepares to handle 15% more parcels than last year. The temporary sites include five standalone service centres, seven satellite depots and a returns centre in the Midlands. They are located at: Newbridge, East Kilbride, Preston, Selby, Sheffield, Cambridge, Borehamwood, New Cross, Newhaven, Bridgwater, Farnborough, Eastbourne and Tilehurst. It has also extended existing sites by adding fixed canopies, and it has established a ‘control tower’ at its Wednesbury […]
Parcel specialist Hermes is to open two depots in the South East as it prepares for the Christmas peak. A 52,000 ft² warehouse in West Thurrock, Essex, will be located between Lakeside Shopping Centre and the QE2 Bridge near to the A13 and M25. Hermes will create 60 new jobs at the site in management, administration, warehousing and driver roles. The second site in Maidstone, Kent, will replace its exisiting depot in Rochester, doubling warehousing capacity in the area to […]
Yodel has reversed its decision to sack licensed security staff at its Hatfield depot and allegedly try to replace them with lower paid non-Security Industry Authority (SIA) licenced personnel.
UPS expects minimal disruption from today’s (22 November) strike at its Camden depot in London, and remains confident an agreement can be reached with Unite.